Latest Pest Stories

2013-03-22 23:04:51

With warmer weather on the horizon the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) is encouraging homeowners to take a proactive role in pest prevention. Tennessee pest control professionals, U.S. Pest, suggest home owners take special precautions to fight against spring termite swarms. Nashville, Tenn. (PRWEB) March 22, 2013 During the winter months, most insects are typically inactive. As spring approaches and temperatures increase, insects become more active while they search for food...

2013-03-22 23:03:40

Southern California's leader in gopher and mole control has released a free website for readers to get insight to controlling these burrowing animals. Rodent Guys charges no fee to readers and information is based on their years of experience controlling these pests. Cambria, CA (PRWEB) March 22, 2013 Gopher and mole removal is the most difficult pest control for homeowners to tackle by themselves. Both animals live underground and are rarely seen. These menacing pests destroy the...

2013-03-21 23:19:36

Terminix experts point to abundance of 2012 eggs soon to hatch Memphis, Tenn. (PRWEB) March 21, 2013 MEMPHIS, Tenn., Mar. 20, 2013 — As the old saying goes, “April showers bring May flowers.” But this year, Florida residents may be getting more than they bargained for with those springtime raindrops. A particularly wet 2012 summer resulted in flooding throughout the state and unleashed higher-than-normal numbers of pestiferous mosquitoes, including the...

2013-01-15 23:00:49

Pestroy is an extermination company that gets rid of pests permanently and safely using an Integrated Pest Management program (I.P.M.). This new technology allows them the opportunity to exterminate a house without resorting to the use of pesticides for most infestations. Montreal, QC (PRWEB) January 15, 2013 Whether commercial or residential, pests can ruin the integrity of a building or home. With real estate being one of the most valuable commodities in the world today, it is essential...

2012-12-28 05:03:17

ABC brings reduced fees on pest services to Bryan/College Station residents. Bryan/College Station, TX (PRWEB) December 27, 2012 Through Dec. 31, 2012, ABC Home & Commercial Services is helping homeowners in Central Texas eliminate and control household pests by offering several coupons. $50 off on initial termite service agreement $50 off on bed bug treatment and remediation $100 off on installation of a new mosquito misting system Termites are a costly headache for homeowners, causing...

2012-10-26 04:00:02

Experts from Zoëcon Professional Products and pest control professionals offer homeowners flea control tips as infestations reach near 30-year highs in parts of the country. Schaumburg, IL (PRWEB) October 25, 2012 Flea populations are reaching record high levels in parts of the United States as the warmer temperatures have provided ideal conditions for the pests to thrive. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) determined that the summer of 2012 was the third...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.